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a monastery where you can see the old cells, dug in the rock, of an immaculate white, full of flowers, full of history! the road from Caciulata is beautiful, it passes over the olt dam and there are also several tunnels dug in the rock
Turnu Monastery (Tower) is placed on the left side of Olt River about 2 km from Cozia Monastery, founded by Mircea cel Batrân King, from Călimanești City.
Its name is coming from a tower built by Roman army from Arutela Roman camp in the 2nd...More
Just like it's big brother Cozia monastery, this is a good place for relaxation near Calimanesti. Also you can walk to it near the water dam and get beautiful pictures of the area. If you sleep over in Calimanesti worth visiting it.
PS: Also in...More
From Caciulata just 30 minutes walk along Olt river and you can discover one beautiful place where the monks build a small heaven. It is a good example for all people which cannot see the benefits of "working and living together as a community".
Despite the fact that is secluded is very easy to get there, in the vicinity of the Cozia Monastery. The surroundings of the monastery are fabulous. Once you're here you feel like you're back in time. There are few caves were monks lived into and...More
I was happy to see that the cook, Father Dionisios, was still there, but I realized our relationship changed. He was distant..after all these years..I thought I would find a lost friend, but I was dissapointed.